Iron(III) chloride-promoted isomerization of propargyl alcohols to α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds

Ahmad Samih El Douhaibi, Zaher M.A. Judeh, Hedaya Basri, Ziad Moussa, Mouslim Messali, Gao Qi

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Abstract

Aryl propargyl alcohols bearing a terminal alkynyl moiety can undergo a facile iron(III) chloride-promoted transformation to the corresponding α,β-unsaturated aldehyde in good yield and excellent stereoselectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)533-540
Number of pages8
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Iron(III) chloride
  • isomerization
  • propargyl alcohols

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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